Student Pharmacist Preparation Guide of Resources for Post-Graduate Educational and Professional Opportunities

1. Presentations/Events at SSPPS (see schedule)
2. Why should I consider a post-graduate program?
        a. What is a residency?
        b. What is a fellowship?
3. CV guidance
        a. UCSD SSPPS website
                 i. Instructions:
                ii. Template:
               iii. Sample:
               iv. Cover letter:
        b. The Ohio State University-College of Pharmacy website
4. Career Guidance
       a. UCSD Career Service website:
               i. Webcam mock interview
              ii. Write, Speak, Do Meet: Handbook Tools
             iii. See calendar of presentations
       b. UCSF Office of Career and Professional Development website:
5. American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
      a. Residency website:
      b. Residency directory:
      c. Midyear Clinical Meeting: National Showcases and residency related programming
               i. December 3-7, 2017, in Orlando, Florida
6. California Society of Health System Pharmacists (CSHP)
        a. Seminar Meeting
               i. October 26-29, 2017, Las Vegas, NV (Paris Las Vegas Hotel)
        b. Career Center
7. Research/Fellowship (not a comprehensive list of all fellowships available)
         a. UC San Diego & Millennium Health Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Health Economics, Outcomes Research & Pharmacogenomics
         b. UC San Diego HRSA Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
         c. Rutgers Institute for Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships
         d. UCSD - Pfizer Clinical Oncology Fellowship
         e. St. John’s University/Forest Research Institute Industrial Fellowship
         f. Novo Nordisk 2-year Multidisciplinary Fellowship
            Contact: Sabrina Lo, Pharm.D.
        g. Novo Nordisk 1-year Medical Affairs Fellowship
            Contact: Marni D. Lun, Pharm.D., MBA
8. Program Directories
        a. ACCP Directory of Residencies, Fellowships, and Graduate programs
        b. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Directory
9. Books Available on Reserve at the UCSD Biomedical Library
       a. ACCP Directory of Residencies, Fellowships and Graduate Programs
       b. ACCP Guide to Becoming a Standout Pharmacy Residency Candidate
       c. Get the Residency, ASHP Guide to Residency Interview and Preparation
       d. Getting Started in a Pharmacy Residency, APhA
       e. Securing and Excelling in a Pharmacy Residency
       f. Roadmap to Postgraduate Training in Pharmacy
       g. Letters from Rising Pharmacy Stars: Advice on Creating and Advancing Your Career
10. Journal References
       a. Streamlining the Process for initial review of pharmacy residency applications: an analyticapproach by Christopher R. Ensor, Cathy L. Walker, Shyla K. Rider,  Estela Uy Clemente,
           Daniel M. Ashby, and Kenneth M. Shermock
       b. Strategies for successfully navigating the pharmacy residency interview process by Sarah L.
           Anderson, Pharm.D., BCPS
      c. Residency application screening tools: A survey of academic medical centers by Kristen
          Hillebrand, Corey J. Leinum, Sonya Desai, Nathan Petit, and Packard D. Fuller
      d. Characteristics of the ideal postgraduate year 1 pharmacy practice residency candidate: a survey of residency program directors by AL Gohlke, DB Ray, SY El-Ibiary, and JF Barletta.